Visualize your Kubernetes workloads

Octant is an open source developer-centric web interface for Kubernetes that lets you inspect a Kubernetes cluster and its applications.


Provide a visual interface to managing Kubernetes that complements and extends existing tools like kubectl and kustomize.


Add information to your cluster views through Octant’s plug-in system.


Support a variety of debugging features such as filtering labels and streaming container logs to be part of the Kubernetes development toolkit.

Introduction to Octant

Learn about why Octant was created and how it aims to improve upon past attempts to create a Kubernetes dashboard.

Octant Webinar - Sept 18, 2019

Learn how to use Octant in your environment to better understand the state of the applications running inside the cluster.


Port forward

Debug applications running on a cluster in a local environment by creating port forwards through an intuitive interface.

Real-time updates

With a complete view of an object and all its related objects, you can more accurately assess the status of applications and avoid unfocused debugging when things go wrong.

Plug-ins over gRPC

With Octant’s plug-in API, core features can be extended to meet the needs of customized workflows on a cluster.

Blog Highlights

Dead container walking: making a case for Kubernetes Object Status

Dead container walking: making a case for Kubernetes Object Status

With release 0.23, Octant is a more accurate tool for troubleshooting scenarios

Kubernetes: There is an app for that

Kubernetes: There is an app for that

With release 0.17, Octant is available as a desktop application fully packed with new features: improved Navigation, Breadcrumbs, Preferences and much more.

Octant 2020 Community Survey Results

Octant 2020 Community Survey Results

After launching our first Octant community survey, we want to share some of the insights we’ve gathered from your responses

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Getting Started

To help you get started, see the documentation.